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  1. I started learning Spanish at the age of 31. Did...

    I started learning Spanish at the age of 31. Did some home study with the Living Language series and then took a class for three months and moved to Puerto Rico, where I have lived for the past 19...
  2. Thread: Ski Chile 2018

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    I looked into it once. At that time it was about...

    I looked into it once. At that time it was about $600 US. The bus is much cheaper. Leaves at around midnight and arrives at Las Leñas at about 6:30-7:00 am.
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    What is the OP, str8tline, up to these days?

    What is the OP, str8tline, up to these days?
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    Cruiser, As mentioned above the San Juan Metro...

    Cruiser, As mentioned above the San Juan Metro area is almost back to normal. Beaches and restaurants are open. Most of the hotels are open again. Those that were closed are supposed to open this...
  5. Your favorite movie where everyone dies or almost everyone

    Saving Private Ryan
    Rogue One
    Gladiator
    Life is Beautiful
    Godfather 1-3
    Jaws
    Scarface
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    Official bitch about this season discussion

    Still hoping to ski this season
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    Thanks. I appreciate the response. it is...

    Thanks. I appreciate the response. it is interesting to hear how those guys approach skiing steep lines.

    Any chance the mounting pattern will be changed to match the sth2? I already have a bunch...
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    I guess I should have asked why you wouldn't...

    I guess I should have asked why you wouldn't choose the SHIFT's to ski a fall you die steep line over a light weight tech binding. Why not tour over to and ski the Gervasuti Couloir on the SHIFT's? ...
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    I am curious as to why would you want to use...

    I am curious as to why would you want to use ultralight tech bindings on fall you die steep skiing? I assume you are locking out the toe. Maybe it's just me, but ultralight tech bindings don't give...
  10. What a shit show. Whitefish will finish the work...

    What a shit show. Whitefish will finish the work on the two major power lines that they have been working on and then they are out. Hopefully the idiots running this circus have a plan for a...
  11. There are crews from FL and NY here. People are...

    There are crews from FL and NY here. People are accusing the head of the UTIER (electrical union) of preventing crews from other states from coming, but I don't know if that is true. I did read that...
  12. Whitefish Electrical of Montana charging feds $300/hr for their linemen in P.R.?

    Governor of PR asking for the contract with Whitefish to be cancelled today. What a clusterfuck this has been. Tack on at least another month I will be without power.
  13. Whitefish Electrical of Montana charging feds $300/hr for their linemen in P.R.?

    There have been a few posts about how much the lineman are being paid. Given the dangerous nature of the work, I think they are earning every dollar that they make. The video is just an example,...
  14. Nope. Didn't receive an invite. Missed out on the...

    Nope. Didn't receive an invite. Missed out on the paper towels. Maybe I can drop by the Whitehouse for a roll next time I am in DC.
  15. http://www.tuvideopr.com/video/641081842-Video:-As...

    http://www.tuvideopr.com/video/641081842-Video:-As%C3%AD-llega-en-helicóptero-un-empleado-de-la-AEE-a-una-gigantesca-torre-de-electricidad-
  16. Definitely suspect. No bid 300 million dollar...

    Definitely suspect. No bid 300 million dollar contract to an unproven company with 2 employees and possible ties to Secretary of the Interior Zinke. The contract at least should have gone to a proven...
  17. Renewed. Thanks

    Renewed. Thanks
  18. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170921/69f081ad...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170921/69f081adb685d7f508d73d63d647dcc4.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170921/183f68d1b9a624dca5ee9ff31b413100.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170921/28...
  19. Survived the storm. The eye passed about 15-20...

    Survived the storm. The eye passed about 15-20 miles south of my house. Winds were about 155 with gusts higher than that. Definitely a stress filled morning. My house, like most in PR, is built of...
  20. I live in San Juan

    I live in San Juan
  21. Now Category 5. Ramped up quickly. Headed right...

    Now Category 5. Ramped up quickly. Headed right for me here in PR. The next few months are going to suck.
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    Yep. Just got my power back yesterday here in...

    Yep. Just got my power back yesterday here in Puerto Rico. Unfortunately it looks like Maria is going to come right over us. Maria is going to be worse here in PR than Irma was.
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    Stoked. Good to see another ski film from...

    Stoked. Good to see another ski film from Dendrite.
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    Looking at the photos from Barbuda and St. Martin...

    Looking at the photos from Barbuda and St. Martin makes me appreciate how lucky we were here in Puerto Rico that the storm went north of the island. There are a number of trees down in my...
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    I have lived in Puerto Rico for the past 16 years...

    I have lived in Puerto Rico for the past 16 years and it is not as dangerous as DasBlunt makes it sound. Definitely there is a high crime rate here, but you don't need an armed escort to go places. ...
  26. Thread: Max Arsenault

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    Really enjoyed Max and PY Leblanc in Out of the...

    Really enjoyed Max and PY Leblanc in Out of the Shadows. Bummed to read this news this evening. RIP.
  27. Thread: Holly Holm!!!!!

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    Rousey definitely got a boxing lesson. Maybe now...

    Rousey definitely got a boxing lesson. Maybe now we can stop hearing about how easily she could kick Mayweather's ass.
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    I have had the rubber clamps partially or totally...

    I have had the rubber clamps partially or totally slide off leaving one side with the metal post clamped to the ski and rubber on the other. However, this causes a very obvious misalignment. Not sure...
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    Damn. Almost one year to the day of the deaths of...

    Damn. Almost one year to the day of the deaths of Andreas and JP.
    R.I.P.
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    I am still using them right now. I can give you...

    I am still using them right now. I can give you some on Friday when I leave.
  31. Thread: Horny Mom

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    Nothing some helicoil can't fix

    Nothing some helicoil can't fix
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    Brutal crash by Paaso

    Brutal crash by Paaso
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    Run by Heitz was crazy. Glad he didn't blow up. ...

    Run by Heitz was crazy. Glad he didn't blow up. That would have been ugly.
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    That is the first thing I thought when I turned...

    That is the first thing I thought when I turned on the live feed this morning. Also just reread Barkered's comments in Powder concerning the NA venues. Would be interesting to know his thoughts on...
  35. Thread: Off the track

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    Great photos. I hope I am able to ski in Austria...

    Great photos. I hope I am able to ski in Austria someday.
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    Nice. Looks like you guys skied some different...

    Nice. Looks like you guys skied some different lines from last year.
    I would also agree that it is probably better to sign up through one of the guides so that you will have a better chance of...
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    Done. Best of luck with your recovery.

    Done. Best of luck with your recovery.
  38. Damn. I just renewed about a week and a half...

    Damn. I just renewed about a week and a half ago. Should have held out a little longer.
  39. Thread: BettyDee

    by RiderX
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    I met her briefly in Portillo a few years ago. ...

    I met her briefly in Portillo a few years ago. She was definitely full of energy and enthusiasm. Condolences to family and friends.
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    I just saw this on MTBR. Mad skills and amazing...

    I just saw this on MTBR. Mad skills and amazing scenery. Makes me want to go to Scotland, but I think I will hike that trail instead of riding it.
  41. Terrible news. They are both an inspiration to...

    Terrible news. They are both an inspiration to me. RIP.
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    I went to ND. They have a policy, which states...

    I went to ND. They have a policy, which states that premarital sex is not allowed for any students. Punishment is automatic expulsion. You can actually be kicked out for just being in the dorm...
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    8/9-8/16 skied at Las Lenas. First 3 days the...

    8/9-8/16 skied at Las Lenas. First 3 days the wind kept the Marte and Volcano lifts shut down. After that the Marte opened but almost everything off piste was closed except for Cerro Martin, Entre...
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    I would check on the operator's specific refund...

    I would check on the operator's specific refund policy. I booked early season, either the first or second week at Chatter Creek, don't really remember now. I got a full refund for low snow...
  45. Thread: Vibes for Aaron

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    I think I first met Aaron around 2006. He was in...

    I think I first met Aaron around 2006. He was in his second or third year working for H2O. It was a pleasure watching him grow from a relative rookie in the guiding business to a seasoned pro. ...
  46. Thread: Vibes for Aaron

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    Bummed. I just spoke with him last week. He was...

    Bummed. I just spoke with him last week. He was stoked to be going up to Haines. Thoughts go out to him and his family. Stay strong.
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    I live in PR. As already mentioned, the current...

    I live in PR. As already mentioned, the current economy is awful, much worse than in the states. The PR government bonds were downgraded to junk last month. Unemployment is officially listed...
  48. Another vote for you

    Another vote for you
  49. Need to return to Japan. Nice edit.

    Need to return to Japan. Nice edit.
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    My method. I met a Puerto Rican woman while I...

    My method.
    I met a Puerto Rican woman while I was living in New York. Decided to marry her. Took a three month class in Spanish and then moved to Puerto Rico. Not sure that would work for you.
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